March 19, 2001
It is estimated that overseas travel expenditure by Saudis will exceed $12.2 billion annually by 2005 even as the Kingdom is engaged in efforts to bui
Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz announced Sunday that Saudi Arabia was about to sign an agreement on its border with Qatar, a topi
March 18, 2001
A Saudi tornado aircraft crashed Sunday, killing the pilot and co-pilot.
Arab banks need to build knowledgeable human resources around Internet solutions and to take up the on-line challenge.
Although welcome, the reduction in charges announced by Saudi Telecom Company recently is not nearly sufficient to satisfy mobile phone users.
March 17, 2001
The Saudi ministry of commerce has decided to ban temporarily the import of all kinds and products of chilled, frozen and canned meat, either sheep or
The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has recently signed an agreement with the Saudi Telecommunications Company to transmit its news services in Arabic and En
Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz discussed with Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri by phone on Friday ways of expanding bilateral ties betw
Bahrain’s Emir Shaikh Hamad al Khalifa will visit Saudi Arabia on Saturday to hold talks with King Fahd.
Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed Chechen rebels Friday for the hijacking of a Russian plane which ended in a dramatic rescue by Saudi special f
March 16, 2001
Saudi Arabia and Egypt have extended an offer to help reduce Pakistan's huge $37 billion foreign debt burden.
OPEC oil ministers met Friday to cut output for the second time this year, possibly by more than expected, despite concerns among already anxious indu
March 15, 2001
An explosion in a metal bin outside a book shop in the centre of the Saudi capital left one Briton and one Egyptian lightly wounded. Earlier reports s
The Saudi authorities have published the names of 35 Muslims who died in a stampede during the pilgrimage earlier this month.
Saudi commandos stormed on Friday the hijacked Russian plane which landed Thursday in the Medina airport and arrested the three Chechen hijackers. Thr